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The Assumption of the Virgin:Virgin's scroll
The Assumption of the Virgin:Virgin's scroll
On the scroll borne by Christ is a passage alluding to his role as savior: N[on] veni solv[er]e lege[m] s[ed] adimplere (Come not to destroy the law but to fulfill [it]).


Unknown
German, Hildesheim, about 1170s
Tempera colors, gold leaf, silver leaf, and ink on parchment
11 1/8 x 7 7/16 in.
MS. 64, FOL. 145V